• Lynn Grandjean

It ain't about the bikini body!

Why we need to move and it isn't about weight loss


I'm a list person - so here goes - top 20 reasons as to why we should move......

  1. Better sleep

  2. Better posture - this one’s obvious for my pilates people!

  3. More energy - regular movement increases your overall vitality

  4. Less back and neck pain - core strength and mobility work can make your quality of life a million times bette

  5. More confidence - mastering new skills and being connected to your body helps you stay grounded!

  6. Overall strength improvement

  7. Cultivate mental resilience- finding that inner strength to combat difficult things in life

  8. Relieve stress and improve your overall ability to manage it

  9. Less brain fog, more brain power

  10. Slows cognitive decline- exercise is not only used as therapy for dementia and Alzheimer’s but it can improve your memory and push back their onset.

  11. A healthier immune system- the fitter you are, the more robust your immune response to seasonal sickness

  12. Improved focus and productivity in life and work

  13. Improved heart health

  14. Improved bone density

  15. Become less injury prone- increased muscle tone and body awareness keeps you safer

  16. Improved metabolism- especially for people recovering from chronic dieting that has disrupted their body’s ability to regulate itself

  17. Improved body intuition- better relationship with your body - after all its your best doctor if you listen to it!

  18. Improved digestion- gentle movement and help relieve digestive distress

  19. Boosted creativity- my best ideas come to me when I’m in flow with my body

  20. It adds years to your life! Seriously— regular movers have improved longevity, and better mobility into their later years!

And those are a few things, but the list can go on and on! Come in and try Pilates - it's gentle yet challenging and best of all you'll move your body in an intelligent way!

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